• College,  mental health

    Reflections from My First Month in College

    I’ve officially been in college for 3 weeks!  I have a couple of thoughts: One// It takes a while to settle into a routine I’ve moved in on August 18, so as of writing, I’ve been at college for 24 days, and I still don’t have a routine. I’m not really working out, I haven’t quite figured out my morning routine, and I don’t have a good study schedule – and that’s ok! Things aren’t magically falling into place, and they don’t need to. I’m prioritizing the important things to me: completing my assignments,  sleeping enough, and eating well.  Two// Don’t overload your schedule A bit of backstory: an upperclassman…

  • College

    Dorm Room Mood Board

    The time that I’ve not so patiently been waiting for is almost upon us – dorm room shopping!! woohoo! I am SO excited for many reasons!  I am going to my DREAM SCHOOL! I get to decorate my room HOWEVER I WANT. Plus, i haven’t decorated my bedroom since at least 2016.  I get some very much needed FREEDOM after being cooped up for the last YEAR.  I get to try out minimalism in earnest by literally getting to choose 99% of the belongings I bring with me to college! Anyways, hopping off of my soapbox now, I wanted to share with you all my official dorm room inspiration mood…